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A state's representation in the U.S. House of Representatives is based MOST specifically on A) equal representation. B) the state's population. C) the state's electoral votes. D) the size of its major cities.

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  • A state's representation in the United States' House of Representatives is based MOST specifically on the state's population, and each state is guaranteed at least one representative. 
  • B) The state's population

    In the United States, the state's representation of the House of Representative is based on the population of each state, meaning that it may vary, however, each state is guaranteed at least one member. The number of members is modified every 10 years, according to the U.S. Census.

    Currently, the state that has more representatives is California, with 53 members, and the states that have only one representative are Alaska, Delaware, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming.

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